Migration

StudioTulsa
4:21 pm
Mon December 16, 2013

"American Exodus: Climate Change and the Coming Flight for Survival"

Aired on Monday, December 16th.

On this edition of ST, we speak by phone with Giles Slade, a Canadian environmentalist and journalist whose books include " Made to Break: Technology and Obsolescence in America" and "The Big Disconnect: The Story of Technology and Loneliness." Slade's newest book, just out from New Society Publishers, is "American Exodus: Climate Change and the Coming Flight for Survival." As we read of this book at the New Society website: "Some scientists predict the sea will rise 1.5 meters before 2100, but rapidly melting polar ice caps co

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StudioTulsa
2:39 pm
Thu June 28, 2012

"Stories from the Front Lines of China's Great Urban Migration" (Encore presentation.)

Aired on Thursday, June 28th.

On this edition of on our program, we revisit a show that first aired back in March, when we spoke by phone with Michelle Dammon Loyalka, a freelance journalist and editor.

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StudioTulsa
6:25 pm
Thu March 29, 2012

"Stories from the Front Lines of China's Great Urban Migration"

Aired on Thursday, March 29th.

Today on our program we speak by phone with Michelle Dammon Loyalka, a freelance journalist and editor, who's just put out a new book (from the University of California Press) called "Eating Bitterness: Stories from the Front Lines of China's Great Urban Migration." Praised in Publishers Weekly as "a thorough and insightful examination of the gritty, arduous side of the Chinese economic miracle," this book profiles eight different migrant peasants in contemporary China --- an impossibly vast and rapidly changing country where, each year, some 200 million such migrants travel from the countr

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